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ShipVoyage* On 9 April 1715 the Vrijburg departed Texel enroute to de Caep de Goede Hoop where it docked on 21 August 1715 Christian Liebenberg.3,1 


  1. [S325] Lorna Newcomb and Ockert Malan, compilers, Annale van Nederduits Gereformeerde Moedergemeente Stellenbosch No 1.., CD-ROM (Stellenbosch) Die Genootskap vir die Kerkversameling, 2004 0-9584832-1-3), Baptism Register, [Lorna: Christiaan was van Mùnchenberg en het as soldaat in 1715 op die Vrijbùrg na die Kaap gekom. In 1724-5 versoek hy om 'n vrybùrger te word. Sien Leibbrandt se Precis van Reqùesten p.667. Hy troù 1727 met Catharina Lùbbe.]. Hereinafter cited as Palmkronieke I Baptisms.
  2. [S654] Mansell Upham 'What can't be cured, must be endured … Cape of Good Hope - first marriages & baptisms (1652-1665)', First Fifty Years, Uprooted Lives - Unfurling the Cape of Good Hope's Earliest Colonial Inhabitants (1652-1713), (http://e-family.co.za/ffy/ui66.htm), January 2012.
  3. [S351] Grahame Naudé, "Dutch East India Company Shipping", Familia (DEIC Shipping) 43 Number 1 (2006): Details of voyage 2244.7 from Texel to Batavia
    Number     2244.7
    Name of ship     VRIJBURG
    Master     Koning, Jan de
    Tonnage     784
    Type of ship     
    Built     1695
    Yard     Zeeland
    Chamber     Amsterdam
    Date of departure     09-04-1715
    Place of departure     Texel
    Arrival at Cape     21-08-1715
    Departure from Cape     01-10-1715
    Date of arrival at destination     29-02-1716
    Place of arrival     Batavia
    Particulars     From 19-05 till 26-05-1715 at S. Tiago. Due to leakage back to the Cape and second departure from there on 21-01-1716. The master left the ship and was replaced by Bartold Bolleman. The VRIJBURG was laid up at Batavia on 25-09-1722.
    Next homeward voyage     
    On Board     I     II     III     IV     V     VI
    Seafarers     132     2     5     3     3     119
    Soldiers     47     0     7     5     0     41
    Passengers     4     0     4     0     0     0
    - See more at: http://www.historici.nl/Onderzoek/Projecten/DAS/…. Hereinafter cited as "Dutch East India Company Shipping."

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